Maharashtra Remove Quarantine, RT-PCR Requirement For Passengers Arriving From UAE

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The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai on Sunday announced that it has removed the mandatory seven-day home quarantine and RT-PCR on arrival for international passengers arriving from UAE including Dubai.

However, there is no relaxation for those who are arriving from the other ‘At-Risk’ countries.

The latest orders issued by the Municipal Corporation stated;

A 7-days Home quarantine and on arrival RT-PCR test was made mandatory for such passengers. These directives are now revised as below;

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  • No special SOPs henceforth will be applicable for passengers coming from United Arab Emirates (UAE) including Dubai
  • Guidelines applicable to international travelers arriving from “Countries other than countries “At-Risk” will be made applicable to travelers arriving from including United Arab Emirates (UAE) including Dubai.

These directions will be enforced with effect from midnight 17th January 2022.

Also Read: Indian Govt Releases List of State-wise Curfews Timings And Restrictions

It is worth mentioning that earlier this month the BMC has announced new rules for international passengers arriving from UAE and ‘At-Risk’ countries and said that all passengers will have to undergo a mandatory rapid RT-PCR test on arrival.


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